‘It’s a lifelong injury’: From Gaza to Doha, children bear the scars of war 

Israel-Hamas war

An estimated 17,000 kids have lost or been separated from their parents in Gaza, according to UNICEF. At least 3,000 have suffered a limb amputation. The small Gulf nation of Qatar has taken in more than 1,600 Palestinians in recent months, including dozens of injured children.

Two students working on a computer

Texas A&M is shutting down its Qatar campus amid charges of a disinformation campaign

Argentinian players celebrate after winning penalty shootout during the World Cup final soccer match between Argentina and France at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. 

Argentina hailed World Cup champions after dramatic win

A giant inflatable copy of the trophy is displayed prior to the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, Nov. 20, 2022.

Qatar opens World Cup with lavish half-hour ceremony

Rep. Michael Waltz speaks as Rep. Mike Johnson displays a map during the House Armed Services Committee on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021,

Former adviser Sarah Chayes: The US failed to understand how Afghans wage war

A group of six men are shown holding guns and wearing military fatigues with the domestic departure entrance to the Kabul airport.

Qatar says it’s not clear when Kabul airport will reopen


Qatar’s top diplomat said Thursday that experts are racing to reopen Kabul’s airport but warned it was not clear when flights would resume.

Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee hearing on Next Steps for US Engagement in Afghanistan at Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 20, 2021.

As US withdraws troops from Afghanistan, it will remain ‘fully focused’ on peace, says negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad

Conflict & Justice

Zalmay Khalilzad, US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, says the US and the Taliban have alternative visions for the future. He joins the The World’s Marco Werman with insights on the slow, difficult peace negotiation process.

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Women in Afghanistan push for rights and more representation amid ongoing talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban

Women & Gender

Afghan women and other minorities fear losing impact in negotiations as US troops begin to pull out of the country.

Afghan families leave their houses after fighting between the Afghan military and Taliban insurgents in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, Oct. 13, 2020.

Fighting in Afghanistan claims lives and displaces families as peace talks drag on

Conflict & Justice

As many as 35,000 people may have been displaced and 200 people killed or injured in the Taliban’s latest offensive in the southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

Delegates attend talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents in Doha, Qatar, Sept. 12, 2020.

Afghan women negotiating with the Taliban say they feel ‘heavy responsibility’

Women & Gender

For the first time in two decades, members of the Afghan negotiating team are officially meeting with the Taliban to work out a peace agreement. There are only four women on the team, and they say they carry a heavy responsibility on behalf of women in their country.